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Innisfree to close North America retail stores

Innisfree to close North America retail stores

K-beauty brand Innisfree said on Friday that it will exit the North American market with the closing of its own retail stores beginning Saturday. 
Beauty
Oslo's Steen & Strøm opens new luxury beauty hall

Oslo's Steen & Strøm opens new luxury beauty hall

​Norwegian department store Steen & Strøm has opened a 900 sq m luxury Beauty Hall as part of its NOK300 million (£25.7 million) wider store upgrade.
Beauty
Body Shop owner Natura is latest to link financing to ethics

Body Shop owner Natura is latest to link financing to ethics

Brazil’s Natura, the owner of The Body Shop, Aesop, and Avon brands, has become the latest company to raise funds that are conditional on the business reaching certain ethical/eco goals.
Beauty
Sally Beauty posts 6% sales rise in Q2

Sally Beauty posts 6% sales rise in Q2

The professional beauty supplies seller announced second-quarter sales of $926.3 million on Thursday, an increase of 6.3% from $871.0 million in the prior-year period, despite ongoing disruptions related to Covid-19.
Beauty
E.L.F. teams up with TikTok for gaming live series

E.L.F. teams up with TikTok for gaming live series

The cosmetics brand is partnering with the video sharing app and gaming media platform Enthusiast Gaming for the launch of TikTok Gamers Got Talent, a live series showcasing the TikTok gaming community’s skills.
Beauty
Harrods opens second H Beauty store with super-sized Milton Keynes debut

Harrods opens second H Beauty store with super-sized Milton Keynes debut

Harrods has unveiled the 29,000 sq ft store at Centre:mk with a massive mix of premium and luxury brands and experiences that it says "bring the magic of Harrods Beauty to Milton Keynes".
Fashion
Jessica Alba's The Honest Company shooting for $1.5 billion valuation with IPO

Jessica Alba's The Honest Company shooting for $1.5 billion valuation with IPO

The Los Angeles-based beauty, baby and consumer goods company founded by actress Jessica Alba said on Monday that it is aiming for a valuation of more than $1.5 billion with its upcoming U.S. IPO.
Beauty
Coty to drive growth with “rejuvenated” brand positioning and prestige push

Coty to drive growth with “rejuvenated” brand positioning and prestige push

The beauty giant unveiled its new growth strategy at an investor event on Friday, revealing plans to reposition brands in its consumer beauty and skincare portfolios, and accelerate growth in prestige, China and digital.
Beauty
Sally Beauty makes two appointments to drive omnichannel development

Sally Beauty makes two appointments to drive omnichannel development

The professional beauty supplies seller announced on Friday that it has appointed Brenda Rutenber as group vice president of stores and promoted Maryann Herskowitz to group vice president of merchandising.
Beauty
U.S. beauty consumers seek diversity in brand marketing

U.S. beauty consumers seek diversity in brand marketing

According to a study from market research company Mintel, 63% of Americans are inspired by beauty brands that show diversity in advertising, highlighting the growing importance of inclusivity in the cosmetics industry.
Beauty
Glossier appoints former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack as brand vice president

Glossier appoints former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack as brand vice president

US beauty brand Glossier, launched as an online business in 2014, has recently appointed former L’Oréal executive Kleo Mack to the newly created post of vice president of brand.
Beauty
Carlyle secures majority stake in Beautycounter

Carlyle secures majority stake in Beautycounter

The private equity firm has taken a majority stake in the digital-native clean beauty brand, an investment that values the Santa Monica, California-based company at $1 billion and sets it up for accelerated growth.
Beauty
Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

Return to offices in UK should boost beauty sector

The reopening of non-essential shops in much of the UK on April 12 and workers back in their offices mark a big step in the return to normality. It seems that key product categories are likely to benefit.
Fashion
L Catterton's The Honest Company files for IPO

L Catterton's The Honest Company files for IPO

The Honest Company, the baby and beauty products brand founded by actress Jessica Alba and backed by L Catterton, officially filed for an initial public offering on Friday.
Beauty
Love Hemp raises £5 million to boost international marketing ambitions

Love Hemp raises £5 million to boost international marketing ambitions

Love Hemp Group, the UK-based CBD and hemp beauty products supplier, has fundraised over £5 million to boost a global marketing programme. The company also said it wants list on the London Stock Exchange this year.
Beauty
Reese Witherspoon embraces clean beauty with Biossance

Reese Witherspoon embraces clean beauty with Biossance

The Biossance brand has chosen American actress and producer Reese Witherspoon as its new global ambassador.
Luxury